Remembering '68: The Mexico Olympic Massacre

Subject: History
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The Tlatelolco massacre, also known as The Night of Tlatelolco, was a government massacre of student and civilian protesters and bystanders that took place during the afternoon and night of October 2, 1968, in the Plaza de las Tres Culturas in the Tlatelolco section of Mexico City. The violence occurred ten days before the 1968 Summer Olympics celebrations in Mexico City.